Lawyer Mary DiNunzios new case is a mysterythe strange suicide of an Italian fisherman interned during a dark, unspoken chapter in American history. Armed only with the puzzle pieces of a lock of hair, an old photograph, and a paper covered with indecipherable doodles, Mary digs deep into the case and suspects betrayaland murder. Meantime, Marys friends worry that her investigation is becoming an obsession, so they set her up on a series of truly disastrous blind dates.
She escapes romance only to risk life and limb to hunt down a ruthless killer. But someone in the shadowspowerful, cold-blooded, and very deadlywill stop at nothing to keep Mary from the truth.